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Re: [K12OSN] I need your opinion about these machines

Judging by the era of these machine it may be a toss up if they have PCI 
slots.   If they don't have PCI slots then configuration can be tedious.


On Thursday 19 June 2003 10:10 pm, David Trask wrote:
> Oops...this wasn't supposed to go to you...I was asking someone else their
> opinion...oh well....LOL...the mind is the first thing to go
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> I need your opinion....given these specs....do ya' think these will work
> with K12LTSP?  I have plenty of network cards....so if they have PCI
> slots, then that's not an issue.  My biggest concern is the video cards
> and the general architecture....any opinions?  I could use them if they'd
> work for terminals for K12LTSP.  I need more terminals.
> Let me know your opinions....especially about the VESA Trident
> cards....(whether or not they'll work)
> +++++++++++++++++++
> >For the most part (50) they are
> >486 DX2 66 mhz..
> >AT style case/MBs Mini Towers,
> >16 mb of ram (72 pin simms)
> >540MB hard drive... or larger..
> >VESA Trident Video Cards
> >VESA IO/IDE controllers...
> > a few have had HDs or floppys removed...
> >
> >there are 20 or so that range from
> >486 25mhz to 120mhz...
> >hard drives 420mb - 2gb
> >varying controllers/video...
> >some do have 10 MB (NE2000) network cards and I could find some more of
> >them....
> >as far as monitors go... mostly 15" CTX as well as others 14-15" and a
> >few 17"..
> >a few (have been identified) need a lil work (yellow screens) 2 minutes
> >with a soldering iron and they would be fine
> >my guess is that 90%+ of the systems & monitors would be functional... a
> >few for parts etc..
> David N. Trask
> Technology Teacher/Coordinator
> Vassalboro Community School
> dtrask vcs u52 k12 me us
> (207)923-3100
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Jack Palmadesso

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